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I currently drive an Astra 1.6SXi, covering approx 10,000 miles pa, mostly motorway. The only problem is that the rear seats do not fold flat (I need a fairly large flat platform, but not too big a car)....
We are planning on buying a used MPV or minivan up to £10,000. Bearing this in mind, which MPV has the most boot space with all seven seats up (excluding the Chrysler Grand Voyager), or could you recommend...
What would you recommend as a replacement for our aging Nissan Primera. A large boot is important. We've driven automatics for 20 years but are considering, for economic reasons, changing to manual -...
We need to replace our 16-year-old Mercedes C180. Can you suggest a replacement saloon car that would have a decent amount of legroom as my son is 6' 10” and I am 6' 6” and we would also need room in the...
My present car, a Mitsubishi Colt CZ3, has removable and slideable rear seats, as did my previous car, a Mercedes A Class. Can you please advise me of any new small/medium cars on the market that have...
Can you suggest an estate car that would accommodate two sets of golf clubs and trolleys? We are looking to spend no more than £20,000 plus whatever we can get for our current 2001 Focus estate. Our mileage...
Having, regrettably, had to sell my pristine XJS convertible through lack of winter garage space, I would be most grateful to know which "Eurocar" convertible available, at least three years old and no...
I'm looking at getting a Zafira as I'm a childminder and we need the extra seats. However I'd quite like an automatic but apparently they only come in 1.9 diesel, 2.2 petrol or 1.8 Easytronic. I don't...
We have a mixed bag of needs for a replacement of our 11-year-old Renault Laguna, which is a bit of a workhorse. We're thinking along the lines of a medium-sized estate, something we can throw skis, boots,...
I am looking to replace my 2003 Suzuki Liana, which has given me 63,000 miles of trouble-free motoring with a secondhand automatic. I read that some automatics have a tendency to expire after around 50,000...
 

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